Music without Borders: International Relations Made Better by Music

December 3, 2020 We are delighted to share this blog, previously posted on Rhythm Planet by our esteemed guest blogger Tom Schnabel. In this blog, he covers the legendary jazz musician John McLaughlin beginning with his recent performance with a group of international musicians at the Berklee College of Music in its European campus in […]

Celebrating International Education Week (November 16, 2020)

November 16, 2020 International Education Week November 16-20, 2020 is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education with the goal to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, the challenges ahead (November 10, 2020)

Written by: Fazela Haniff Heading up the Urban Alliance on Race Relations in Toronto in 1990 allowed me to build a career through a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion lens before LinkedIn existed; before it was okay to post likes for sharing examples of nudges or outing racist behavior. With the increased visibility of inclusion challenges, […]

Proposal to Replace Duration of Status (October 19, 2020)

Written by Jodi Simek Credential evaluation companies and other businesses that rely on international student mobility may want to review and provide comment on the proposed regulation to replace “Duration of Status” with a fixed time of admission to the United States for international students (of 2 or 4 years depending on a number of […]

Dreaming of a Brighter and Better Education System (October 1, 2020)

Written by: Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert   Photo: Maui, HI / Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert If I had a choice as to who would be our next Secretary of Education, it would be either Dr. Jill Biden or Dr. Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College.  Both have proven years of experience in the field and are genuine about […]

COVID 19 – The meteor to rock the academic world (September 25, 2020)

I recently attended a webinar presentation by Scott Galloway who teaches brand strategy and digital marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business. Professor Galloway was the keynote speaker at the ASU-GSV Summit, a virtual collaborative event between Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV) that strives to connect luminaries from the world […]

Solving Puzzles and the Art of Giving Feedback (August 24, 2020)

August 17, 2020 Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert is the Founder, President, and CEO of the Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute (ACEI). She has dedicated the last 30 years to international education, sharing her knowledge as a published author and speaker on world education systems. As an advisor, Jasmin helps institutions and organizations navigate emerging markets, credential evaluation standards, […]